What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Mirtazapine to Children or the Elderly?

If you are pregnant

  • Not Recommended:
  • If you are nursing

  • If you are an adult over 60

  • management or monitoring precaution: Neuro/Psych-Elderly at risk for over-sedation resulting in confusion. Evaluate risk vs benefit in dementia patients. Endocrine-May exacerbate or cause SIADH and hyponatremia. Cardiovascular-Orthostatic hypotension risk. Renal-Decrease dose for CrCL< 30 mL/min. Hepatic-In combination with renal impairment, may require dose adjustment.
  • Pediatric use

  • Severe Precaution: Possible increased suicidal ideation and suicide attempts. Efficacy not established in pediatrics. Not approved for pediatric use per manufacturer.
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